International Development Week (IDW) was launched 23 years ago by CIDA to illustrate and highlight the work of Canada's development community. IDW is held every year at the beginning of February.
IDW provides an annual opportunity for Canadians to:
International Development Week aims to:
The regional and provincial councils for international cooperation organize a wide range of IDW activities in February. Regional and provincial councils play a key role in engaging Canadians in international development and in improving the skills of their member organizations in order to deliver more effective results in developing countries. The councils have approximately 390 members organizations and provide critical services that allow organizations to participate in international development more effectively.
Canadians care about international development and the well-being of others. The following are some suggestions on how you can contribute to international development.
Did you know that CIDA is Canada's lead agency for development assistance? Learn more about CIDA and Canada's role in international development. Find out where we work, browse our projects and see positive development results.
How are you involved with international development? How Are You Making a Difference? Post your story on Facebook along with a photo or video and be a part of our on-line community!
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